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Steps that could reduce threat of violence in schools

Story Source: Financial Express ~ Go to Original Article A study by The Teacher Foundation across 15 cities in 2013-17 found 42% students in classes...

How To Help Children Learn To Read Better Around The World

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article Teaching Struggling Readers Around the World’ is the name of a new MOOC (massive...

Why Schools Should Be Organized To Prioritize Relationships

Story Source: KQED News ~ Go to Original Article Over many years researchers in the learning sciences, psychology, anthropology and neuroscience have learned a...

A Kenyan Teacher Just Won The $1 Million Global Teacher Prize

Story Source: Global Teacher Prize ~ Go to Original Article Peter Tabichi is a science teacher and Franciscan Brother who gives away 80% of...

Future World: Where Art Meets Science

Story Source:  teamLab ~ Go to Original Article Imagine, Play and explore in Singapore's largest permanent digital art gallery... CONTINUE READING AT AUTHOR'S WEBSITE >>

Intrinsic Motivation is Key To Student Achievement – But Schools Can Crush It

Story Source:  KQED News ~ Go to Original Article When Destiny Reyes started elementary school, she felt highly motivated. Like most young children, she liked learning...

Decoding the Teenage Brain (in 3 Charts)

New technologies are shedding light on what really makes adolescents tick—and providing clues on how we might reach them better...

Making Time for Mindfulness

A new study shows how mindfulness education in the classroom can reduce students' sense of stress and lengthen attention spans...

Challenges in integrating 21st century skills into education systems

UNESCO, a leading agency for sustainable development and global citizenship education, has promoted the concept of holistic learning reflected in...

Teaching Social and Emotional Skills All Day

Social-emotional learning shouldn’t be relegated to a distinct unit or stand-alone curriculum. Here’s how to infuse it throughout the day...

Why Multilingual People Have Healthier, More Engaged Brains

Prior to the 1960s, scientists thought children who spoke more than one language had a handicap for learning because they had to spend too much time distinguishing between languages...

Why Teachers Say Practicing Mindfulness Is Transforming The Work

Garrison Institute looks a little like Hogwarts. The retreat center is housed in a former monastery amid tranquil green hills overlooking the Hudson River...

Social Media As A Learning Tool: Five Suggested Uses for the Classroom

Social media has become an important part of society in the 21st century. It's hard to find a person who doesn't have at least one form of social media...

How this Thai educational movement empowers rural students

Story Source: PBS News ~ Go to Original Article More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on...

Online course to equip teachers of new General Education curriculum

Story Source: Open Gov Asia ~ Go to Original Article A fully online training for teachers of the new General Education (GE) courses is being...

Education systems need alignment for teaching and learning 21st century skills

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Education in the 21st century is not the same as education in the 20th century. We hear about...

Why Mindfulness And Trauma-Informed Teaching Don’t Always Go Together

Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article By: Katrina Schwartz Mindfulness is a fast growing trend both in the world generally and in schools....

Meet the woman who’s turning Myanmar’s street children into chefs

Story Source: Channel News Asia ~ Go to Original Article Ma Khin started a restaurant to shelter and train street kids, and it has involved...

Teach: Tackling the learning crisis, one classroom at a time

Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article Despite tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom, we are experiencing a global learning crisis,...

Approaches to pedagogical innovation and why they matter

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Across the world there is the outstanding challenge of innovating schools that too often are rigid and...

Is Creativity a Skill?

Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article Are you creative? How would you know, or convince your boss? According to a new LinkedIn analysis of member profiles,...

This is what matters in education, according to the world’s best teacher

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article The pupils at Alperton Community School in Brent, northwest London are among the most disadvantaged...

What the global ‘play gap’ means for our children’s futures

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article Are we neglecting childhood? The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about more than changes in business,...

Brain-Based Learning: Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms

Years of research prompt a group of scientists to ask whether we should rethink the way we do school.

This is where teachers are most (and least) respected

A new study by the Varkey Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that aims to improve education for underprivileged children, gauges how respected teachers are in 35 economies around the world.

Telling stories using rhythmic gesture helps children improve their oral skills

Story Source: University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona ~ Go to Original Article For the first time it has been shown that a brief training session with...

Why Competency-Based Education Is Exciting And Where It May Stumble

Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Educators all over the world are thinking creatively about ways to transform the traditional education system...

Group Work That Works

Story Source: EduTopia ~ Go to Original Article By: Emelina Minero Educators weigh in on solutions to the common pitfalls of group work. Mention group work and...

Using assessment data to help students thrive: Classroom perspectives from Mongolia

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Dec 2018 | by: Khandjav Terbish, Munkhbayar Baljinnyam, and Esther Care | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go...

The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 Feb 2018 | by: Bari Walsh | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article   Interplay between parents...